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Unread 05-12-2005, 02:03 PM   #1
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Could any of you offer some suggestions on the best way to keep the lettuce and parsley fresh for turn in boxes.

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Buy it as late as you can. Keep chilled.

Clean it well the night before you leave and wrap in damp paper towels. Keep chilled.

Pack gently in a cooler where it won't get crushed - and Keep it Chilled.

Saturday (usually) morning - while you've got some time, put the lettuce and/or parsley in some ice water to "crisp". Then dry it with paper towels and make up the four boxes - you'll tweak it some but do this while you've got some time. Then put the boxes back into a cooler with some ice to keep chilled.

Just my opinion - you're mileage will probably vary!
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